Minnesota distillery opens doors to the public


The Panther Distillery

The Panther Distillery

The first legitimate distillery in the State of Minnesota is offering tours to the general public this week, reports The Osakis Review.

The Panther Distillery, on East Pike Street, Osaki, will open its doors between 1 and 4pm from today until Saturday.

Visitors will be able to observe master distiller, Brett Grinager at work, as he creates the whiskey which the distillery started producing in May of this year. It will take two further years of ageing in charred oak casks before it can be sold as bourbon.

Owner, Adrian Panther, told the local newspaper: “It took us two years of planning and applying for permits to receive our license, but we’re finally legit.”

All the ingredients for their whisky and other spirits, down to the oak casks, are sourced from Minnesota.

Whisky Festivals:

24jun12:00 pm- 4:30 pmStoke-on-Trent Whisky Festival 2017Around 100 whiskies and more than 15 gins availableKing's Hall, Stoke Town Hall, ST4 1JH

Event Details

Organised by 2 local whisky enthusiasts, Chris Knight and Neil Rowley; we wanted a way to give fellow enthusiasts, and new comers alike, the chance to taste new whiskies from a wide range of distillers from around the world, along with some fantastic offerings from independent bottlers.

There are 2 types of ticket, an Admission ticket and a Masterclass ticket. A Masterclass ticket MUST be accompanied by an Admission ticket.

With the increased popularity of gins over recent years, we also wanted to raise people’s awareness of the fantastic products now available. There will be a number of gins available at the festival, giving you a chance to try new gins from some of the many artisan distillers.


(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm GMT


King's Hall

Stoke Town Hall, ST4 1JH

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